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Doctor of Philosophy (Maritime)

Doktor Falsafah (Maritim)

The PhD (Maritime) programme would enable the students to venture into higher level research area and guide them to have higher level of thinking and understanding. This would surely increase the research and development capability. On the other hand, PhD (Maritime) graduates would have a better opportunity for career advancement in their current jobs or within the maritime sector for instance; shipping companies, shipbuilding and ship repair sectors, naval architecture and marine engineering, maritime defence industry, port operators, universities and research institutes and government maritime agencies



Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

At the end of the programme, graduates should be able to:

  • PLO 1
    Synthesis knowledge and contribute to original research that broadens the frontier of knowledge in maritime technology
  • PLO 2
    Adapt practical skills leading to innovative ideas in maritime technology
  • PLO 3
    Provide expert advice to society in the field of maritime technology
  • PLO 4
    Conduct research independently and adhere to legal, ethical and professional codes of practice
  • PLO 5
    Display leadership qualities through communicating and working effectively with peers and stakeholders
  • PLO 6
    Appraise problems relating to maritime technology critically using scientific and critical thinking skills
  • PLO 7
    Integrate information for lifelong learning
  • PLO 8
    Exhibit awareness and understanding of business practices and techno-preneurial competencies

The PhD (Maritime) programme would enable the students to venture into higher level research area and guide them to have higher level of thinking and understanding. This would surely increase the research and development capability. On the other hand, PhD (Maritime) graduates would have a better opportunity for career advancement in their current jobs or within the maritime sector for instance; shipping companies, shipbuilding and ship repair sectors, naval architecture and marine engineering, maritime defence industry, port operators, universities and research institutes and government maritime agencies.

Job Opportunities

  • Universities (academicians)
  • Research organisations
  • Consultants
  • Marine scientists
  • Shipping and port operations
  • Government agencies
  • Marine engineers
  • Transport and logistics
  • Naval architects
  • Oil and Gas
  • Ship surveyor
  • Offshore engineer
  • Maritime policy & security
  • Maritime defence industry

Full Time
  • Semester 1 BNM7023 Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship and PRJ7013 Research Methodology
  • Semester 2 preparation
  • Semester 3 Proposal Defence
  • Semester 4 Pilot Survey, Data Collection & Data Analysis
  • Semester 5 Submit notice of Submission form
  • Semester 6 VIVA-VOCE

Part Time
  • Semester 1 BNM7023 Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship and/ or PRJ7013 Research Methodology
  • Semester 2 preparation
  • Semester 3 preparation
  • Semester 4 Proposal Defence
  • Semester 5 Pilot Survey, Data Collection & Data Analysis
  • Semester 6 Data Collection & Data Analysis
  • Semester 7 Submit notice of Submission form
  • Semester 8 VIVA-VOCE

Fees

  • Malaysian Students: RM11 280 (3 years)
  • International Students: RM15 000 (3 years)

Entry Requirement
 

  • A master’s degree from Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) or from a recognised university asapproved by the Senate of UniKL.
  • Other qualifications equivalent to a master’s degree as approved by the Senate of UniKL.
  • English Language Competency as Entry Requirement for International Students
  • All international students who wish to follow a course of study at UniKL must meet the requirements of competence in English language of as specified in the programme standard, or by the approved entry requirement, except:

    International students who come from a country that uses English as a spoken language; or international students who use qualifications from institutions that use English as the language of instruction and intend to pursue higher education in Malaysia International Students who do not meet the requirements of competence in English Language, IHL can consider to give Conditional Offer with the following conditions:

    International students are allowed to attend an internal English preparatory course at IHL without maximum period of time, but student still adhered to the condition set by the Immigration Department of Malaysia; and

    International student who attends an internal English preparatory course at IHL need to sit for MUET or any examination that is equal to The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) in order meet the English Language competency.

Quick Points

Campus:
IPS / UniKL MIMET
Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology (UniKL MIMET), Lumut, Perak, MALAYSIA.

Status Programme:
Provisional Accredited

Programme Code:
JPT/BPP (N/840/8/0029) 10/27 MQA/PA 13674

Specialisation:
Maritime Engineering Technology

Study Level:
Doctoral

Intake:
January, April, July & September

Duration:
Full Time: 3 years – 7 years
Part Time: 4 years – 10 years

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